The mission and purpose of The Johns Hopkins Health System Legal Department are to ensure that the Health System operates in accordance with applicable laws and regulations and to support the mission, vision and values of the Health System. The Legal Department provides high quality legal and strategic advice in support of our clients’ goals and strategic priorities. We serve our clients with an uncompromising commitment to service excellence and responsiveness.
General Counsel, JHHS
G. Daniel Shealer Jr., Esquire: 410-955-6099
Attorney on Call
410-955-6070 - paging operator
Responsible for negotiation of business transactions and preparation of documents and agreements related to business, corporate, and real estate matters, including international transactions.
- Samuel H. Clark Jr., Esquire: 410-614-1787
- Kevin Crews, Esquire: 727-767-3909
- Peter Mancino, Esquire: 410-502-3360
- Ryan Mannion, Esquire: 410-955-5663
- Vadim Schick, Esquire: 410-614-7015
Labor and Employment Attorneys
Responsible for interpretation of and compliance with various employment laws and regulations and collective bargaining agreements and advice on design and content of employment related agreements and policies.
- Sarah Anderson, Esquire: 410-614-2082
- Neil Duke, Esquire: 410-502-9198
- Nakita Green, Esquire: 410-614-1499
Information Technology and Commercial Transactions Attorneys
Responsible for providing strategic advice and counsel on a range of issues related to the acquisition, licensing and implementation of technology at Johns Hopkins and the commercialization of technology developed at Johns Hopkins. Our work also includes drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial transactions.
- Daryl Sue Caplan, Esquire: 410-614-1511
- Annette R. Fries, Esquire: 410-614-0756
- Paula Grant, Esquire: 410-614-2009
- Rachel Wilson, Esquire: 410-614-5499
Risk Management, Patient Care and Medical Staff Attorneys
Responsible for legal advice regarding patient care, medical staff, and ethics issues.
Claims and Litigation Attorneys
Responsible for advice on matters related to Johns Hopkins Medicine professional liability and general liability claims and risk management issues.
- Serra Aygun, Esquire: 443-287-4028
- Stephanie Mackowiak, Esquire (Reimbursement matters): 410-955-8577
- Kathleen McGuigan, Esquire: 410-955-7654
- Deborah Parraz, Esquire: 410-614-7301
Responsible for advice on all aspects of regulations adopted under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, including privacy, security, and electronic transactions.
Managed Care and Population Health Attorneys
Responsible for legal advice and guidance in connection with Johns Hopkins Medicine's managed care, health plan, and population health activities.
Research and Graduate Medical Education Compliance
In cooperation with The Johns Hopkins University General Counsel’s Office, several attorneys within the office provide advice with respect to research and graduate medical education compliance, including IRB matters and graduate medical education procedures.